[unisog] Slashdot's UCSB Article

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Tue Oct 1 19:33:31 GMT 2002


On Tue, 01 Oct 2002 14:16:32 EDT, Gary Flynn said:

> Why not? Its the organization's network. AUPs regularly put constraints
> on the operation of a computer and behavior of its operator. Why shouldn't
> connection be based on the application of a certain registry configuration
> (which is really all a policy is)?

There's a difference between saying "your machine must be secured thusly
to connect to the network" and "you must give me root on your machine so
I can secure it for you".  

> But they own the network.

And if you are forced to join a domain, they effectively own the box too.
-- 
				Valdis Kletnieks
				Computer Systems Senior Engineer
				Virginia Tech

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